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MIBs Files


Published Date: 2013-03-01 Language: English File Size: 83 KB


For TL-SL5428E_V2_110413 and earlier versions


Published Date: 2013-03-01 Language: English File Size: 94 KB


For TL-SL5428E_V2_20120525 and subsequent versions

802.1X Client


Published Date: 2013-09-26 Language: English File Size: 1.78 MB
Operating System: Win2000/XP/2003/Vista/7



A firmware update can resolve issues that the previous firmware version may have and improve its current performance.

To Upgrade

IMPORTANT: To prevent upgrade failures, please read the following before proceeding with the upgrade process

  • Please upgrade firmware from the local TP-Link official website of the purchase location for your TP-Link device, otherwise it will be against the warranty. Please click here to change site if necessary.
  • Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmware version. Wrong firmware upgrade may damage your device and void the warranty. (Normally V1.x=V1)
    How to find the hardware version on a TP-Link device
  • Do NOT turn off the power during the upgrade process, as it may cause permanent damage to the product.
  • To avoid wireless disconnect issue during firmware upgrade process, it's recommended to upload firmware with wired connection unless there is no LAN/Ethernet port on your TP-Link device.
  • It's recommended that users stop all Internet applications on the computer, or simply disconnect Internet line from the device before the upgrade.
  • Use decompression software such as WinZIP or WinRAR to extract the file you download before the upgrade.


Published Date: 2013-10-31 Language: English File Size: 3.39 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Add the function of Batch management.
  2. Enable the encryption for password.
  3. Add the function of IGMP snooping querier.
  4. Optimized the function of IP-MAC binding.
  5. Optimized the function of CLI.


For TL-SL5428E V2


Published Date: 2013-05-27 Language: English File Size: 3.15 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Improved the LACP function of TL-SL5428E.
  2. Optimized the port numbers, changed "gigabitEthernet 1/0/1-4" to "gigabitEthernet 1/0/25-28".
  3. Optimized web page, changed "user manage" to "User Management", changed "Device Diagnose" to "Device Diagnostics",changed "Network Diagnose" to "Network Diagnostics",changed "Saving Config" to "Save Config".
  4. Optimized the "cluster" featrue.
  5. Optimized the display of port isolation and duplex mode in CLI and config file.
  6. Fix a bug that switch works anomaly caused by multicast.
  7. Fix a bug that MSTP does not have the blocking protocol message.


For TL-SL5428E v2


Published Date: 2012-05-25 Language: English File Size: 2.95 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Optimized the CLI ,the config-file of the new firmware can be edited by the text editing tools.
  2. Improved multicast feature performance.
  3. Fixed the bug that the config file cannot be restored when its size is larger than 600KB.
  4. Fixed a bug of TP-LINK private mib that the cluster settings is not effective if the cluster name is set to exclamation mark.


1.For TL-SL5428E V1 & V2 hardware version
2.This firmware can NOT restore any config-files from OLDER version firmwares. So please note,you need to reconfigure the switch after upgrading.

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